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Long John Index Summary and Weather Map - Jan 12, 2016

Canada Wide Forecast, Canada Weather MapColin MacIntyreComment

Well Canada, today is a Strange one. we have Chinook ( warm) temperatures across BC, the Yukon, and through Iqaluit ( where it is melting today), but VERY COLD Temperatures across Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Pretty chilly across Ontario, and a the very WINTERY CALM before the storm on the East Coast. Meanwhile, Quebec City is twice as cold as Montreal, and it is 24 degrees warmer in Lethbridge as it is in Fort McMurray.

Ratings observed at 5:40 MT/ 7:40 ET

Long John Index of 1  ( 0 to -9 C)  - Whitehorse, Sarnia

Long John Index of 2 ( 0 to -9 C with -10C+ windchill) - Edmonton, Toronto, Kitchener, Kingston, Halifax, Charlottetown

Long John Index of 3 ( -10 to - 19 C) - Grande Prairie, Red Deer, Saskatoon, Regina, Sudbury, Ottawa, Quebec City, Fredericton

Long John Index of 4 ( -20 to -29 C) - Winnipeg, Thunder Bay,Timmins, Fort McMurray, Yellowknife, Inuvik, Alert

Long John Index of 5 (-30 to Infinite) - Nope!

Free Passes (+1 and warmer) - Vancouver, Victoria, Penticton, Kamloops, Lethbridge, St John’s, Calgary